Spam and phishing is an unfortunate reality for all businesses to combat. In order to maintain a secure, compliant, and successful business, we must protect ourselves against phishing by becoming vigilant and smart in our daily activities.
Back in the day, your first impression with a client was a firm handshake. Now, by the time a client has reached out to shake your hand, they’ve already done a deep dive online, Googling your name, reading articles, and yes, searching on social media. What they find on the web - that’s your first impression.
Your web presence is now a hugely important part of your business. It’s your online personality. So how do you look online? A “Business Page” on Facebook is a quick way to help you make a great first impression online, while staying compliant.
Cybersecurity is something all financial advisors need to master in order to maintain a successful, compliant, and secure business. Some financial advisors just buy antivirus and firewall software and then forget about it.